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Hyûga Province: Aburatsu Port, Obi Ôshima (Hyûga, Aburatsu no minato, Obi Ôshima), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

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No. 65 (Saikaidô group) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16891, 11.26263, 11.36878, 53.2737

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 9 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 25.1 cm (14 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2737

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints